Are you looking for an exciting new challenge in one of the best cafes & restaurants in town? Look no further.

We are looking for an experienced head chef to join our group taking the reigns of the kitchen, working alongside our current team.

At Kemptown Project, we run some of Brighton’s favourite independent restaurants, and one of the UK’s only certified organic coffee roastery’s. Our goal is not only to create and sustain a group of restaurants that Brightonians are proud of but to continue sharing our profits with social projects in Rwanda and the UK and championing sustainability.

Lucky Beach, located on the beach between the piers, and Redroaster//Lucky Khao, St James Street, are award-winning, sustainably focused casual dining environments, regularly recommended in the media. Both have had extremely busy years, and with a couple of new openings coming up next year, we are looking for like-minded people to join our team.


This Role Includes

We are currently looking for someone to oversee the kitchen at Redroaster to help us produce a well-rounded brunch offer with a focus on health and comfort and, also Lucky Khao, our northern Thai BBQ with a nose to tail approach, serving up the most authentic, delicious Thai food in Brighton using locally sourced produce.

As a Head Chef:

You will already have run a busy kitchen and can give energy out to your team and insist on high standards
Have a passion for working with excellent quality products and enjoy creating new dishes
Have previous experience of stock management and an understanding of GPs.
You can show a track record of bringing people through your businesses and always prioritise your team.
Enjoy having a say on new food menus, like to try different ways of working and have had success growing teams previously.
In return, we provide training, company discounts, a contributory pension scheme along with a bonus scheme, tips, and the odd trip abroad!

Kemptown Project Redroaster

Additional Information

If this sounds like your kind of job, we’d really like to hear from you. To find out more please contact Luke on jobs@kemptownproject.com in the first instance and send a brief cover letter and CV.

About Kemptown Project

Kemptown Project is an environmentally-responsible hospitality group which brings together the best of eco-conscious design and sustainable architecture, together with extraordinary comfort and delicious sustainable food. Our theory is that a new luxury is emerging based on what is now missing in everyday life: nature, sustainability and good health.

We operate some of Brighton's most popular restaurants, we share our profits with social projects in Rwanda and the UK and our goal is to grow our portfolio and help the communities reach self-sufficiency and to become Brightons leading hospitality employer.